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Sep 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
-year- old cody allen smith. >>> a group of 19 military veterans is suing is u.s. government. they say more should have been done to help them after they were sexually assaulted. say top military officials didn't do enough for the crimes. >> i have been alone and i have been silent. >> today daniel danielle hoffman is speaking out. >> it's hard to speak out, especially if you are still in the military. but you're not alone and we're fighting for you. >> reporter: she's joining 18 others in a federal lawsuit filed in san francisco today against the current and former u.s. defense secretaries and the -- they claim these high ranking officials knew about the assault problems in the military and didn't do enough to stop the attackers. >> they all endured strikingly similar partners of retall -- patterns of retaliation. >> the treatment of rape victims in the military is so stigmatizing, many would rather die. >> according to the 2000 annual report it estimates 19,000 military sexual assaults but only 3200 reported. that's why pushing the stop act. would push it into an independent panel. >
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
today it will be refunding customers. the refund comes after a government investigation into charges american express illegally charged late fees, discriminated against some clients and lied about rewards. the company also agreed to pay almost $28 million in fines to regulators including the consumer financial protection bureau. >>> fed chairman ben bernanke today defended policies used to stimulate the economy. he listed other thing that is can be done. >> such as putting the federal budget on a sustainable path. reforming the tax code, improving our educational system supporting technological invasion. and expanding international trade. >> reporter: bernanke also rejected criticism that the federal reserve is laying the ground work for inflation and letting the government run up huge budget deficits. >>> get ktvu news to go now. download the ktvu app, click on the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live right there on your mobile device. >>> a bay area man who started an innovative anti poverty program says he is deeply honored to learn he is the winner of a mcarthur
Sep 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
years under house arrest. but in the last year the bermese government has experienced a shift. >> our country is now in the verge of a new path. i have to keep reminding people that we're just about to start out. that we are not yet along the way. >> reporter: chi has just joined the parliament trying to make change from within. >> we look for people all over the world to help us in our transition to a generally democratic society. >> reporter: today she received both a key to the city and an honorary doctorate from usf. she was able to reach out to the largest burmese community. >> she wants to encourage them to come back, bring their resources, bring their knowledge, bring their skills and help them develop their country. >> we are really witnessing that the community is coming together. >> reporter: meanwhile a small group of protesters gathered demanding she do more for minority rights. it was a subject that she did address. she says she will continue to fight discrimination and fight for democracy. she says her people can learn a lot from san francisco. >> this is chi's first tr
Sep 24, 2012 10:00pm PDT
of marriage act which defines marriage as between a man and a woman in the eyes of the federal government. if the justices take up the issue arguments wouldn't start until next year with decisions expected by june of next year. >> apple said it sold more than 5 million i-phones in the first three days and while that would be a great thing for most analysts respect that impressed. the 5 is selling so fast many stores have run out and the the new mobile operating system has been down loaded more than 100 million times. still analysts had expected apple to well six million over the weekend. >>> a riot last night at one of the factories in china that makes the phones led to a production shut down there. reports say at least 2,000 were involved. 40 were hurt. the plant had been under investigation from employee conditions and long work hours. it's expected though to reopen tomorrow. information is limited but it appears it started when a security guard struck a worker. >>> apple stock slid t dropped to $690 a share. it's down nine dollars or 1%. last week apple hit a high of $700 a share. >>
Sep 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the japanese government bought the uninhabited islands. and until today taiwan had pretty much stayed out of the dispute. >>> in israel, jews prepared for the holiest day on their calendar. the day of atonment. it began at sun down. jews pray and ask god to forgive their sins and some also fast. >>> six weeks and counting and the polls are counting too. what mitt romney has to do to win. >> but up first developing news, police respond to a safe way store the daring heist pulled off just about 90 minutes ago. [ female announcer ] this is the story of eves. [ eves ] years ago, i hurt my shoulder drag racing. that's when i decided to take it easy, so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up. [ eves ] the pain was bad, but the thought of not being a hang glider pilot was worse. [ female announcer ] that's when eves turned to sutter health's palo alto medical foundation. [ eves ] the doctors that i dealt with, they got it, that this old guy wanted to return as a hang glider pilot. they got me flying again. [ female announcer ] palo alto medical foundation,
Sep 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
in greece protesters toss molotov cocktails at riot police who fire back with tear gas. the greek government has agree today $15 billion in spending cuts, demanded by natural creditors. in syria, two suicide bombs exploded just ten minutes apart outside army headquarters in damascus. at least five people were killed, including an iranian tv reporter. security camera footage showed the first bombing, where a van slowed down, and then exploded. that also may have been a diversion to allow the second bomber to get closer. >>> in uruguay, lawmakers in the chamber of deputies have voted to legalize abortion with a one vote margin. the bill gives women the right to abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. cuba is the only other latin american country with legalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. >>> the cyclists efforts were celebrated tonight in fremont. the 6,000-mile journey began in anchorage alaska. the cyclists are on their way to colombia, south carolina. >> compare today what these breast cancer survivers go through in chemotherapy and radiation, what we're doing is noth
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
that they are victims, who believe that government has the responsibility to care for them. >> that audio was a replay of the republican nominees remarks. romney was recorded saying roughly 47% of american households do not pay income taxes. obama campaign says that the words did not need any -- >>> city college has already gone through significant changes. >> reporter: city college students are already feeling the pinch. 700 classes have been cut this year. >> i cannot get the classes that i wanted earlier this year. there's a high demand classes but low supply of courses. >> reporter: but city college must make many more sweeping changes or risk losing its accreditation and possibly closing. >> future of city college is really what is at stake. >> reporter: guillermo villanueva is a counselor who works two jobs. he's concerned about what will happen. >> i'm still concerned about not having a job next year. >> there's a great concern about instability and fewer teachers and fewer teachers to do the work of the whole college. >> reporter: the proposals come after a scathing report in july by the accre
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)